On May 1, 1994, he took part in his third race for the Williams-Renaut team, the San Marino GP. Senna would never finish the race. He went off the track in the Tamburello curve and did not survive the injuries caused by the head-on collision with a concrete wall. He was 34. His death was considered by many of his Brazilian fans to be a national tragedy. Senna is buried at the Morumbi cemetery in São Paulo, his hometown.